Notes From The Road

Author: Kate Brown

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How to Plan a Multi-Day Outdoor Adventure

The Adventure Treks community at large enjoys spending time outside and cherishes overnight adventures in nature. If you’ve been on an Adventure Treks trip, you know that we spend many months planning our expeditions—a lot goes into organizing each of our trip’s itineraries! If your AT trip has sparked an interest in planning your own […]

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Trekking Poles: Higher, Faster, Further

Outdoor professionals love to debate the usefulness and necessity of gear. High-ankle hiking boots or trail running shoes? Inflatable sleeping pad or lightweight foam? Two trekking poles or none? A recent Outside Magazine article delves into the pros and cons of that final question, citing recent research and objectively debating whether the ergonomic benefits of […]

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Introducing Kent Ratliff and Jordan Carr!

The Adventure Treks team is so excited to introduce Kent Ratliff and Jordan Carr to our leadership team—Kent as our operations director and Jordan as our staffing director! Kent joined Adventure Treks for his first season as an instructor in California in 2018, bringing with him a diverse background in outdoor education, technology, construction, and […]

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10 Things You Didn’t Know about the Salmon River

The Yellowstone Teton Adventure might start in the two national parks that give the trip its name, but the second half of the adventure involves a multi-day raft trip on the Salmon River. This section of river is so popular with rafters and kayakers that there is a lottery system that awards permits to a […]

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Introducing our 2022 trip leaders!

We are so excited to announce our leadership team for summer 2022! On June 3, our directors, regional directors, and trip leaders will gather for a five-day retreat near Mt. Hood in Oregon. Here, we’ll start bonding as a leadership team; pore over trip itineraries; share our collective expertise as review safety, policies, and procedures; […]

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What We’re Reading (Part 1)

An interesting theme sprouted up this month when I asked our team to recommend some of their favorite books! The stories of all three of the titles listed below circulate around environmental action, though the message is incorporated in diverse ways. Braiding Sweetgrass is non-fiction with a focus on indigenous knowledge, The Overstory is solemn […]

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